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partake in

To share or participate in some activity. It has recently come to light that the senator partook in secret meetings with foreign spies. I do not partake in spreading rumors, thank you very much.
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partake of

1. To eat, drink, or ingest something; to use or consume something. Let us partake of a light supper before we begin out journey. I never partake of drugs or alcohol.
2. To experience or take part in something; to avail of something. There were hundreds of people partaking of the numerous activities at the county fair. He decided to go to the more expensive university in New York rather than partake of a free college education in his home state.
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partake in something

to participate in something. Valerie does not care to partake in those childish games. I would like to partake in the fun.
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partake of something

 
1. to have a portion of something, such as food or drink. Would you care to partake of this apple pie with me? I would like to partake of that fine dinner I see set out on the table.
2. to take part in or experience something. Sarah had always wanted to partake of the good life. Roger had no intention of partaking of the events offered at the fair.
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partake in

v.
To participate in some activity; share in something: The reporter criticized the company that partook in the secret meeting with government officials.
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partake of

v.
To use, consume, or participate in something shared with others: I hope that the guests will partake of the delicious dinner I prepared.
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A yoga session was also conducted at CISF Headquarters New Delhi, where many partook in yogic exercises including Senior Officers and other CISF personnel.
representatives of the Diaspora and guests from abroad partook in the event.
We made that commitment in the eyes of the God we each understood as two young and sincere people, joining hands to do our best We both honored and understood the sacrament we partook in.
NNA - National News Agency correspondent, Sanaa Nehmeh, on Wednesday reported that Lebanon partook on the first meeting in Brussels for the foreign ministers of the countries of the international US-led anti-ISIS coalition, in presence of 60 states, in order in to develop means to face this terrorist organization.
The delegation joining the event under the ministry's umbrella consists of 10 efficiently productive families who partook in several activities of the championship, mainly food creations and kitchen utensils, she added.
region and partook there in a solemn ceremony of opening the monument of perished freedom fighters.
President Gul partook in a luncheon hosted in his honor by Indian business circles as part of his state visit to India.
Having thanked Hariri for his efforts as he partook in today's high level security meeting at the Serail, the minister wondered as to why certain Medias criticize him for that.
On 13 February President Bako Sahakyan partook at the demonstration held in connection with the 25th anniversary
Ambassador Habr partook in the press conference held by the Minister of Transportation in Mali, where he announced the sending out of the biopsies taken from the crash scene to Paris.